Rousseau & the Revolt Against Reason

Glendon, Mary Ann
October 1999
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1999, Issue 96, p42
Narrates the literary works of Jean Jacques Rousseau on the relation of sciences and arts to manners and morals. Profile of the author; Arguments on the corruption of manners and morals by advancement in science and the arts; Discourse on the origin of injustices in civil society; Reminders on the limitations of science and politics; Admirers and retractors.


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